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Patrolman Harry R. Ohle | Denver Police Department, Colorado Denver Police Department, Colorado

Patrolman

Harry R. Ohle

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch: Thursday, November 22, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed

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Patrolman Ohle was shot and killed as he and other officers searched a location after receiving a tip that illegal alcohol was being dispensed. After searching the first floor the officers went to the second floor. While entering a darkened room a man inside opened fire, striking all three officers. Patrolman Ohle was hit in the heart and killed instantly. The suspect was executed for the crime in 1930.

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Thank you Ronald Barnes,for your nice comments. My mother was three when her father died and would love to hear more about her father. Grandson, Robert S. Fabry

Robert Fabry
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June 11, 2012

 

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